Healthcare staff and patients' experiences
Many NHS organisations have been using Summary Care Records for some time and are seeing the benefits they have brought to their patients in emergency and out-of-hours services.
This section contains a selection of case studies and presentations that demonstrate the benefits of using Summary Care Records. A selection of film clips showing the benefits of Summary Care Records are also available.
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Community and GP practice care settings experiences
Improved patient safety was the main goal for doctors and administration staff at The Surgery in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, when they decided to implement Summary Care Records (SCRs) in spring 2012. Read more about how it supports 'good housekeeping'.
Support from Tees PCT made uploading SCRs for patients of the town's Eston Surgery in South Bank a smooth process. Read more about Eston's experiences.
Patients of Wellspring Medical Practice in Killingworth, North Tyneside, benefitted from having a Summary Care Record (SCR) when they needed emergency treatment miles from home. Find out how the SCR can help patients treated away from home.
Summary Care Records (SCRs) have reduced the admin workload at Roseworth Surgery in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne. Read more about SCR benefits to GP practices.
The team at Park Medical Group in Newcastle upon Tyne found joining the Summary Care Record (SCR) initiative generated a range of benefits for the practice. Find out more about these benefits.